I'm a 22 yr old male. Been traveling in India for a month or so. After experiencing what was likely a stomach flu from some food, I took some cipro to help stop the slight fever, vomiting and 30+ very liquify movements that cam on over the course of 24 hours. Started to feel better quickly, but the diarrhea didn't stop.
I visited a doctor when I got stationary. He said what I did was good, but he also proscribed me a series of Metro, to ensure I don't have giardia, as well as a series of Normaxin and Econorm to help settle my motility out. I've also been taking some probiotics as well. I'm still not better, though I'm having roughly 3 movements a day now, that have the consistency of pudding or yogurt/curd. And over the past two days it's come down to 1-2. But that may be the Normaxin helping to plug me up a tad.
I wanted to know what the chances are that things won't settle out. And if they don't, then how long should I wait to have some detailed tests done (stool sample, colonoscopy, etc I would imagine). I really don't want to get stuck with a long term bowel problem due to the initial infection.
Also, should I plan to change my diet or do anything special to help my improvement.
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